Posted 2 months ago

Field Sales Manager – Benelux

Salary: Negotiable (DOE) + £30,000 Bonus + Company Car or Car Allowance + Pension + Health Care and Insurance + Life Insurance + 25 Days Annual Holidays (Plus Bank Holidays) + Mobile Phone + Laptop + Excellent Career Progression

Based/ Territory: UK

The Requirements:

  • As the Field Sales Manager you will have a minimum of 2 years field based sales experience selling Laboratory Reagents / Consumables or RNA/DNA Kits/ Reagents and/or technology platform sales is a strong plus, you will have a very good knowledge of the ‘Chromogenic in situ hybridization platform’ and job titles you could hold are: Account Manager, Sales Specialist, Regional Sales Manager, Business Development Manager or Area Sales Manager
  • You will hold a minimum of a BSc in Molecular Biology, Cell Biology, Biochemistry, Biology, Chemistry, or a closely related scientific subject such as: Immunohistochemistry, Gene expression or Functional Genomics in order to be technically sufficient as the Field Sales Manager
  • Within the Field Sales Manager role, a good knowledge of the Gene Expression or Functional Genomics, or related markets is a must and experience (either practical or sales) in any of these areas is a strong plus
  • The characteristic/attribute requirements for this role include: must be able to demonstrate the ability to meet sales goals, hold excellent communication and negotiation skills, have the ability to implement strategic and tactical plans both independently and with a team as well as showcase organisational, prioritisation and planning skills required for successful account management, territory management, and project management

The Responsibilities:

  • Field management of Regional Sales Representatives (up to 3 individuals), and monitoring sales performance in the territory
  • The employee will be responsible for the sale of the products and services within the reagents portfolio to both industrial and academic research institutes within your own territory as well as the sales team members
  • Ensure that all the required levels of attainment are met in terms of: – sales results, call rates, required technical knowledge maintained to the highest level and reporting
  • Perform joint visits with the team to assist their development within the company via coaching, motivating and directing them as applicable in conjunction with the Sales Director
  • Ensure that the team members in the region build and manage accounts in their assigned territories, ensuring all information is logged onto the CRM system in real time
  • Devise and implement successful account and territory strategies within the assigned region that support increased sales and the strategic goals of the Company

The Company and Opportunity:

  • Our client is a market leader in the field of molecular pathology and tissue-based diagnostics, their core technology is the world’s first multiplex fluorescent and chromogenic in situ hybridization platform capable of detecting and quantifying RNA biomarkers in situ at single molecule sensitivity
  • Their technology is an ideal platform for developing the next generation of tissue-based companion diagnostics, the organisation are truly committed to continued innovation to bridge the gap between basic research and clinical medicine to fulfil the promise of personalised medicine
  • They have recently acquisitioned with a large multimillion-dollar company within the Life Science market with offices globally, this company are gobbling up competitors and their European HQ is based in the UK where they have fitted state of the art laboratory and demo facilities on site

Apply right now by calling Ben Atherton – International Recruitment Manager at Langton Howarth Ltd on +44 (0) 113 243 3499 or email your up to date word CV to Langton Howarth is the market leading scientific supplies company placing people into dream jobs across the UK and Europe daily.

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